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ICT Gozo Malta Project to present to Dubrovnik Conference

The activities of the ICT Gozo Malta Project continue to draw international attention, resulting in invitations to provide expert speakers at leading scientific events. Recently ICT were contacted by the CEO and President of the World Academy of Art and Science, extending an invitation to provide an expert speaker this weekend for the Dubrovnik Nuclear [...]
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The seventh edition of the Qala International Folk Festival

The seventh edition of the Qala International Folk Festival organised by the Qala Local Council and the Qala Menhir Folk Group, is taking place between Thursday, the 20th and Sunday, the 23rd of September 2012. This annual festival will transform the picturesque village of Qala, Gozo, into a hub of meticulously organised Folk activities which [...]
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Arriva promotes ‘Take a Bus on Car Free Day’ this Sunday

Car-free day 2012 will be held in Malta this coming Sunday, the September of 16th and Arriva said it is the perfect day to take a bus towards one of the numerous events that will be taking place around the Maltese Islands. In Mosta, Arriva will operate a shuttle service around the town between 09.00 [...]
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GO outlines gesture of goodwill for mobile service outage

GO has said this afternoon “that the company will be making a gesture of goodwill to all mobile customers following the service outage of the 6th September 2012 on its mobile network. As a result, all GO Pay As You GO and Pay Monthly customers will be given 100 SMS free of charge.” The company [...]
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Mgr George Bezzina of Victoria has sadly passed away

Mgr George Bezzina, a member of St George’s Collegiate Chapter and a much-loved priest of the Gozo Diocese, passed away in the early hours of this morning at the Gozo General Hospital in Victoria, at the age of 58 years. His funeral will be held on Tuesday, the 18th of September. Ordained to priesthood in [...]
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131 illegal adverts for tobacco products noted in August

The Environmental Health Directorate within the Superintendence of Public Health has issued a summary of actions taken during August 2012. The following is a summary of actions: o 481 improvement notices were issued during last month; o 25 outlets visited in the early morning o 5 undertakings were issued; o 1070kg of foodstuffs were destroyed; [...]
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MEPA carries out enforcement action on sites in Hal Farrug

Earlier this morning, Mepa’s enforcement team carried out a direct action operation on two large sites in the area of Hal Farrug, adjacent to PoliGas Ltd. The Authority placed concrete blocks to seal off these sites which were illegally being used by the developer to dump inert material, scrap and other vehicle parts together with [...]
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Xaghra Council organises third edition of the Figs Festival

The third edition of the Xaghra Figs Festival is taking place on Saturday and Sunday, the 22nd and 23rd of September. The Xaghra Local Council organises this annual festival with the aim of promoting Maltese figs and its produce. Xaghra Council said that it is the only Maltese council which is a member of the [...]
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Chorus Urbanus take part in the Malta Day UK celebrations

On the 8th of September 2012, Malta Day UK was once again celebrated in London. This event is a leading feature in the calendar of Maltese communities and individuals in the UK and is held around the feast of Our Lady of Victory. Hundreds of Maltese, and their families and friends, travel from all over [...]
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Electoral Commission training in the vote counting process

The Electoral Commission has said that it intends to organise training courses in the counting of ballot papers for persons wishing to serve as Calculators or Supervisors in General, Local Council and European Parliament elections. Interested persons need to complete the appropriate form to reach the Electoral Commission at Evans Building, Merchants Street, Valletta, VLT [...]
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Internet & mobile subscriptions rise and TV & phone decline

As at the end of June, internet and mobile subscriptions registered increases when compared to the previous year. Television and fixed telephone subscriptions declined, the National Statistics Office said today. During the reference quarter, internet broadband subscriptions grew by 6.4 per cent reaching 134,007. A significant increase was noted in high-speed internet connections, while those [...]
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